Multi-asset broker, Exness, has announced the start of applications for its Fintech Scholarships program in South Africa (SA), as part of the company’s commitment to supporting education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
The Exness Fintech Scholarships program aims to provide a platform for outstanding South African students, particularly those facing financial challenges, to pursue academic excellence and foster career development in STEM disciplines. By empowering these individuals, Exness aims to contribute to the creation of the next generation of tech leaders in the country.
Collaborating with the University of Cape Town (UCT), Exness will continue its support for university students pursuing science and technology-related courses. UCT is recognised as one of South Africa’s leading institutions, which gives more credibility to the scholarship program. This new scholarship
The application which marks the second consecutive year of the scholarship program in SA, reflects Exness’ ongoing dedication to educational support and its commitment to nurturing talent in STEM fields. The scholarships are expected to play a crucial role in addressing the financial barriers that may hinder deserving students from accessing quality education in these critical disciplines.
To qualify for the scholarships, applicants must have an offer of acceptance from the University of Cape Town for Computer Science or Mathematics and maintain a grade average of over 70% (or equivalent).
Exness Head of Community, Martin Thorvaldsson, was enthused about the continuation of the program, stating, “we are excited to continue the Exness Fintech Scholarships Program for a second consecutive year in South Africa, allowing exceptional young minds to shine in a tech-related field.”
He noted Exness’ commitment to supporting talented students and their potential contributions to the advancement of technology and science in South Africa and globally.
The Exness Fintech Scholarships program has already made a positive impact, empowering three students at the University of Cape Town and 50 others in Cyprus and Kenya. With plans to expand its reach to more countries, the program aims to offer promising individuals the chance to realise their educational aspirations and career dreams in the field of technology.
Qualified and deserving candidates are encouraged to apply for the Exness Fintech Scholarships, as the program strives to make a positive impact on the educational landscape and contribute to the development of skilled professionals in the technology sector. The scholarship covers full tuition fees and living expenses fully or partially, depending on the financial needs of the candidates.
Interested students can find more information and apply for the Exness Fintech Scholarships 2024 program here.
Source: APO Group